Four PSL franchises join against Misbah ul Haq

Misbah ul Haq who is head coach and chief selector of team Pakistan will return as a coach in fifth edition of PSL to be held in 2020 for Islamabad United team. News have reported that Misbah has agreed for this role for his former PSL franchise.

As per the sources, Misbah had signed the contract for the relevant post of Islamabad United’s coach even before signing the contract with PCB for head coach’s role of National team.

However, atleast four Pakistan Super League (PSL) establishments have asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to stop the Men in Green lead trainer and chief selector Misbahul Haq from partnering himself with the alliance.

As indicated by the news, these franchises accept that permitting Misbah to work with one of the groups will prompt irreconcilable circumstance as the Pakistan’s chief is at present working for the national side as well.

In an ongoing gathering with the six establishments to conclude the classes of players for one month from now’s players draft, a Pakistan Cricket Board authority was plainly told by four franchises that permitting Misbah-ul-Haq to be a piece of the PSL would add up to irreconcilable circumstance.

“Four franchises made it clear they don’t want Misbah to take part in the PSL in any capacity either as coach or director with any franchise as it would be a major conflict of interest,” a source said.

Franchisess noticed that last year additionally when Inzamam-ul-Haq was chief selector, they had guaranteed he could be dropped off from the board that concluded players list for draft and later likewise needed to cancel his relationship with an establishment.

“One franchise owner made the point that the PCB chairman Ehsan Mani himself has said that he couldn’t remove Pakistan’s former head coach Mickey Arthur and bowling coach Azhar Mahmood from the support staff of a franchise as they had got permission to take part in the PSL from the previous PCB chairman,” the source said.

The fifth Pakistan Super League is booked to be held in February-March, 2020 The draft for the following period of HBL PSL is probably going to occur in late November or early December, this year.


Zainab Shafiq

Zainab Shafiq is the content writer working for different sports websites covering the news from domestic to international levels.

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